How it all began

The first light shows took place in Lyon on 8th December 1852 for religious reasons. Here’s the real story of the most popular event in Lyon.

Lyon Roman theatre during the 2017 Festival of Lights

the Roman theatre #FDL2017

Composer and director Damien Fontaine, (a regular at the Festival of Lights) is an International Artist, who has been inspired by Hindu legend -“Balaha”, which tells the tale of a mythical horse escaping from the stars.

How to find accommodation in Lyon?

It’s not very easy to find accommodation in Lyon as a student or an expat because the demand for single or family housing exceeds the availability. So for your flat hunting, here is our housing guide in Lyon with a lot of good addresses and names of real estate agents.

Art Flows to Lyon in a Floating World

The 14th edition of the Biennale of Contemporary Art in Lyon takes place from September 20th 2017 to January 7th 2018 and is curated by Emma Lavigne

Radiant-Bellevue

Radiant-Bellevue: A contemporary arts centre with a mix of French and international live music acts, theatre, dance and comedy.   The Radiant-Bellevue is a couple of kms north of the centre of Lyon. It’s a modern and comfortable place suitable for all tastes and ages. The music is mostly pop and rock and there are […]

Parc de Gerland

Lyon’s riverside park dedicated to sports, family leisure activities, picnics, plants and flowers.       Description The park area is situated next to the Stadium of Gerland, former home to Lyon’s football team Olympique Lyonnais and home of LOU Rugby as well as the Palais des Sports, an indoor sporting arena and la Plaine […]